In 1961 BMW was searching for a trade for the maturing 503 Coupe. They swung to Bertone to create a traditionally proportioned roadster body with unmistakable BMW styling marks, specifically the kidney barbecue. The consequence of the joint exertion, the 3200 CS V8, was presented at the IAA in 1961 and generation began in 1962. This set up a firm bunch amongst BMW and Nuccio Bertone, who turned into an individual specialist to BMW. In spite of the fact that having restricted business achievement, the 3200 CS’ rich and downplayed lines were by and large very acclaimed. Creation of the 3200 CS endured to April 1965 and around 600 were made.
Utilizing a 30 cm abbreviated BMW 2500 suspension as a base, Bertone made the Spicup show auto. The name alluded to the Spider/Coupe choice, offered by a rooftop comprising of two boards, that could slide into a substantial size T-bar. The inside was fitted with an uproar of green, yellow and silver skai upholstery. The front part of the drag a similarity to the Alfa Romeo Montreal, demonstrated a year prior. Unfortunately, the striking auto was not exceptionally generally welcomed at its 1969 Geneva Motor show dispatch and with no further use for it, BMW chose to offer it.
The Spicup expression likewise alluded to the rooftop comprising of two boards, that could slide into a substantial size T-bar. The inside was fitted with an uproar of green, yellow and silver skai upholstery. The front part of the drag a likeness to the Alfa Romeo Montreal, demonstrated a year prior.
At a certain point, the Spicup tumbled off the radar, yet it later returned in the carport of a Netherlands auto collector.The auto was later sold to a Belgian lover, who has taken it back to its unique setup, or possibly near it. It required a full re-shower however the inside framed the greatest test as coordinating shades of the first material utilized were not accessible anyplace. It was hence chosen to go for all calfskin trim, whereby the silver parts of the seats were really hand painted.
BMW 2800 Spicup 1969 Design Interior Exterior